Quiver Dive Team Lumut

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Quiver Dive Team Lumut

Type: Dive Centre

Location: Lumut, Perak, Peninsular Malaysia’s West Coast

About: Quiver Dive Team was established back in the early 2000s and have set up its branch in Lumut since 2010, offering daily dive trips to Sembilan Islands, and Jarak Island. Quiver Dive Team is a multi-award winning PADI 5 Star Career Development and Instructor Development Centre which guarantees you great fun, great service, and top quality professional tuition throughout the extensive range of PADI courses and dive adventures. Quiver is staffed with 2 PADI Course Directors along with award winning staffs and instructors. All staffs are qualified emergency oxygen providers.

Affiliations: PADI

Distinction: PADI 5 Star (CDC) Career Development Centre, PADI 5 Star (IDC) Instructor Development Centre

Languages: English, Malay and Mandarin

Number of Instructors: 2

Number of Divemasters: 1

Number of Boats: 1 dive boat equipped with first aid kit and emergency oxygen

Type of Diving: Discover Scuba Diving (“DSD”) and guided dives (boat, deep, drift)

Courses Offered: All PADI courses (open water to instructor), PADI specialty instructor course

Able to Cater to Physically Disabled Divers: No

Equipment Rental: Yes, equipped with ScubaPro and Mares

Nitrox Available: No

Other Services: Equipment servicing and repair services

Instructor to DSD Student Ratio (max): 1:4

Instructor to Course Student Ratio (max): 1:4

Dive Guide to Leisure Diver Ratio (max): 1:4

Non-Diving Activities: No

Facilities / Infrastructure: Guest house (11 rooms), fish ID and training books, WiFi, retail dive shop


  • Jetty: Not applicable
  • Hotel: Yes (within the vicinity of Lumut, Manjung and Sitiawan)

Safety: The dive centre is equipped with first aid kits and emergency oxygen, and is also approximately 5 mins drive to the nearest decompression chamber

Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, credit card (subject to 5% surcharge)

SHORT BREAKAWAY (Sembilan Islands) ★★★★

“Planned a short break for my 2 kids studying nearby. Didn’t get our expectations high, as viz for this part of Andaman (heavy shipping) wasn’t great and made worse from the weeks of continuous rain. Can’t say it turned out better than expected mainly from 2 good points. Macro was good, as the guys (Mark & Phillip) keep surprising us with unexpected small stuffs. More importantly, these guys know the locality, the waters and the weather there.”

– EJ Lee (Penang, Malaysia)

PADI OPEN WATER REVIEW (Pangkor Island) ★★★★★

“The team delivered the course in a very professional manner whilst still achieving a really friendly approach. Safety was given the respect it needs.”

– Ben Brown (United Kingdom)

DIVING IN PANGKOR (PADI Open Water course) ★★★★★

“It was really awesome, although terrible visibility! Thanks for everything!”

– Dillan Hoyt (Wales)


“3 full days

day 1: theory lessons and equipment induction

day 2: pool dives and first sea dive

day 3: full day on boat with 3 sea dives

Very good instructors! Lot of fun! Visibility very bad, but good for learning how to dive and getting the licence! Highly recommended!”

– Sebastian (Germany)


“Over 3 days, everything was covered and we learned so much while having fun. The theory was perhaps a little tiring but essential, and the theory test actually reminded me of important details I’d forgotten. The 2nd day training in the pool was helpful with building confidence but some skills were quite difficult e.g. losing your scuba kit and putting it back on. However, the final day with the open water dives was unforgettable; putting on the scuba equipment, backwards entry into the sea, practicing the skills and use of compass. Just being on the boat when it was sunny and the 10 minute float test were super fun too. The lunches provided were nice, the instructors extremely funny, friendly and welcoming, the only downsides were the poor visibility conditions and lack of sea-life, although I understand that this was training and now we’re prepared for future sea-dives. The sunburn and bites in the sea were quite painful but these things are temporary. On a final note, the t-shirts are incredible and a massive thank you to the instructors for their dedication and organisation. We all had a fantastic experience. :)”

– Bianca Chan (United Kingdom)

AOW COURSE AT LUMUT (Pangkor Island) ★★★

“The team at Quiver were great, but the dive spot wasn’t fantastic. Vis was generally low and we didn’t get to do much (especially hearing from mates how swell their experiences were for AOW). I wouldn’t recommend this place for recreational diving. Food is also a bit of a distance, so you would probably need to drive. Otherwise, it would be really hard to get around. Given that we were here mainly to complete a course, I guess it was OK.”

– Sam Choong (Ipoh, Perak)

Image source: Quiver Dive Team

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